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COTTAGE, estates. A small dwelling house. See 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 216; Sheph. Touchst. 94; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1571, note.
     2. The grant of a cottage, it is said, passes a small dwelling-house, which has no land belonging to it. Shep. To. 94.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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She talked openly about their affair at her weekend cottage in Hampshire.
She tells Roy they are moving into the weekend cottage she cleans when the owner is not using it, whether he likes it or not.
It was too much to hope Russell had shut the door and drawn the blinds for a quick ration of passion before departing for the weekend cottage.
Her 30-acre property makes his Buckingham Palace quarters look like a weekend cottage.
A university graduate, who died of a drugs overdose, was seen snorting cocaine from a table during a party at the weekend cottage of a High Court deputy judge, a jury heard yesterday.
The 30 acre official residence makes his Buckingham Palace quarters look like a weekend cottage.
Burke was celebrating her 20th birthday at a party at her father's weekend cottage in Dagworth, Suffolk, in May, when the offences were committed.
Mr Harvey Williams, regional and national housing spokesman for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, said the traditional picture of top City executives having a weekend cottage in the country had been turned on its head by house prices in the South-east.
Last year, he could have bought a weekend cottage in France with it.
The two-house family in the 20th century turned the theory on its head when it also discovered the joys of motoring down to rural parts to enjoy the deprivation of a weekend cottage.